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CHEMTREC employs industry leaders who are constantly working to make sure we are providing the best available chemical response call center for incidents involving hazardous materials. You can count on CHEMTREC to deliver you specialized emergency response information for hazardous materials. In addition to our incident support services, CHEMTREC is known as the world's leading source of information and emergency incident support for shippers of hazardous materials.

Our team of experts are dedicated to keeping you up-to-date with evolving regulations, new compliance management trends and procedures, as well as groundbreaking shifts happening within the industry. Visit our blog frequently to read about industry news, new product offerings and best practices to keep your company compliant and safe.

June 27, 2022

With their energy density and clean-energy capabilities, the potential for lithium batteries to change the world is clear and demand for them is increasing across the globe. The U.S. Department of Energy projects the lithium battery market to grow by a factor of five to ten over the next decade, including the deployment of over one trillion lithium batteries for electric vehicles and other mobility devices.

June 21, 2022

Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) should be periodically reviewed and revised as necessary. Every country/ jurisdiction provides guidance on when a safety data sheet should be updated and very few specify a timeline for periodic review. Most jurisdictions are in general agreement that a review or update is necessary as new information becomes available that could impact the accuracy of and protection provided by the SDS.

June 16, 2022

CHEMTREC® is pleased to announce we are offering two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each for the following award recipients “Hazmat Officer of the Year” and the “Hazmat Instructor of the Year” to attend the 2022 Hazardous Materials Instructors and Commanders (HMIC) Conference hosted by Hazard3 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 13-16, 2022. 

March 7, 2022

Our goal is to always be the top resource for emergency responders, so we want to hear from responders on what we do best, what we could improve upon, and what additional resources we could provide that would be beneficial. Through the CHEMTREC® Emergency Responder Survey we will be able to continue to enhance our services and features to best support all first responders during hazmat incidents. The survey will be open from March 1 - November 1, 2022.

February 3, 2022

The U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) updated their Lithium Battery Test Summary Brochure. This document may be used as a compliance assistance tool to assist manufacturers and distributors with understanding and implementing the TS requirement.

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